25 days in Greece Itinerary

25 days in Greece Itinerary

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25 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Thessaloniki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Delphi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Nafplio
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Athens
— 4 nights
subway + Fly:  2​h 45​min
8
Heraklion, Crete
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h
9
Kamari
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Johannesburg


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Mykonos Town, Mykonos

Mykonos Town ©
A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, beaches, museums, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Little Venice, don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), sample the tasty concoctions at Mykonos Brewing Company, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town online holiday builder .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Mykonos Town is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of flight and ferry. When traveling from Johannesburg in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Mykonos Town, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Tours Beaches

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Mykonos Brewing Company, Speed Boats Tours, Platis Gialos Beach
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Platis Gialos Beach ©
Platis Gialos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum

3
nights
Corfu Town, Corfu

Corfu Town ©
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Step out of Corfu Town to go to Agios Spyridonas and see St. Spyridon First Beach, which is approximately 1 hour away. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Corfu, take in the spiritual surroundings of Panagia Vlachernon, and make a trip to Spianada Square.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town holiday builder tool .

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Mykonos Town in April since evenings lows in Corfu Town dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Corfu, St. Spyridon First Beach
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Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Spianada Square ©
Spianada Square

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Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios, appreciate the history behind Arch of Galerius, enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of Byzantine Culture, then make a trip to Aristotelous Square, and finally steep yourself in history at Osios David (The Latomou Monastery). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina), then delve into the distant past at Rotunda, and then get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki.

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Fly from Corfu Town to Thessaloniki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Thessaloniki are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina)
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Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios

1
night
Kalambaka

Kalambaka ©
The gateway to one of the largest monastery complexes in Greece, the small town of Kalambaka nestles against a landscape of imposing rock formations rising 400 m (1,300 ft) into the air. Nearly leveled during World War II, the town rebuilt and reinvented itself in the post-war period, quickly becoming one of the region's major travel destinations.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, and finally admire the natural beauty at Varlaam Monastery.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kalambaka trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Thessaloniki to Kalambaka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Kalambaka when traveling from Thessaloniki in April, with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Parks
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©

2
nights
Delphi

Delphi ©
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou, then get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum, then explore the ancient world of Delphi, and finally delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo In Delphi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Parnassus and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tholos.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Delphi trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Delphi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou
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Delphi ©
Delphi
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi

3
nights
Nafplio

Nafplio ©
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Venture out of the city with trips to The Great Theatre of Epidaurus (in Epidavros), Arkadiko Bridge (in Mycenae) and Corinth (Archea Korinthos & Akrokorinthos). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi, get engrossed in the history at Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, and steep yourself in history at Bourtzi.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Nafplio travel planner .

Getting from Delphi to Nafplio by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Delphi in April since evenings lows in Nafplio dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Mycenae, Corinth, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
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Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation ©
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation

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nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lycabettus, take a stroll through Monastiraki, and pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Athens road trip tool .

Drive from Nafplio to Athens in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Nafplio in April, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

3
nights
Heraklion, Crete

Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): meet the residents at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, then look for gifts at Nerium Oleander, and finally take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally examine the collection at Kazantzakis Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Heraklion trip tool .

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Athens to Heraklion in 3 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Heraklion are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Kamari.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Kazantzakis Museum, The Palace of Knossos, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
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Room Escape Games
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

2
nights
Kamari

Kamari ©
Kamari is a coastal village on the southeastern part of the Aegean island of Santorini, Greece, in the Cyclades archipelago with a population of approx. Venture out of the city with trips to Oia (Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, Sunset in Oia, & more). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, kick back and relax at Kamari Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach, and steep yourself in history at Ancient Thera.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kamari trip planner .

Ride a ferry from Heraklion to Kamari in 2 hours. May in Kamari sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 3rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kamari

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Oia, Akrotiri, Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel
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Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

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